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Baptist Churches in Alabama 

Clay, Randolph, Talladega and Tallapoosa Counties 



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Baptist Churches in Alabama 

Clay, Randolph, Talladega and Tallapoosa Counties 


Alder Springs Baptist Church 
Antioch Baptist Church 
Bathsadia Baptist Church 
B ethyl Baptist Church 
Bethlehem Baptist Church 
Bowden Grove Baptist Church 
Big Spring Baptist Church 
Concord Baptist Church 
Corinth Baptist Church 
Crooked Creek Baptist Church 
Delta Baptist Church, 

Enon Baptist Church 
Friendship Baptist Church 
Goldville Baptist Church 
Goodwater Baptist Church 
Good Hope Baptist Church 
Hackneyville Baptist Church 
Hatchett Creek Baptist Church 
Holly Springs Baptist Church 
Horn’s Memorial Baptist Church 
Liberty Baptist Church 
Liberty Hill Baptist Church 
Lenanon Baptist Church 
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church 
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 
Mt Gilliad Baptist Church 
Mt. Olive Baptist Church 
Mt. Prospect Baptist Church 
Mt. Springs Baptist Church 
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church 
Mt. Tabor Baptist Church 
Mt. Zion Baptist Church 
Mellow Valley Baptist Church 
Midway Baptist Church 
Maitland Baptist Church 
New Hope Baptist Church 
New Salem Baptist Church 
Olive Branch Baptist Church 
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church 
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 
Pole Ridge Baptist Church 
Providence Baptist Church 


Rechab Baptist Church 
Rock Springs Baptist Church 
Rocky Hill Baptist Church 
Rocky Creek Baptist Church 
Salem Baptist Church 
Springhill Baptist Church 
Shady Grove Baptist Church 
Shiloh Baptist Church 
Spring Hill Baptist Church 
Stoney Grove Baptist Church 
Union Hill Baptist Church 
Union Baptist Church 
Wadley Baptist Church 
Zion Hill Baptist Church 



Chronological List of Alabama Baptist Churches and Circuit Preachers in 
and around Clay County, Alabama 1838-1946. 

‘’‘1838-1944, Concord Baptist Church’” (300 members by 1912), Talladega county (now Clay 
County), Coppermines Post Office (now Pyriton). 

Pastor: Wesley Caldwell, Zack FeazelfW.T. Davis, 1838-1859; W.M. Garrett, 1860; W.C. Wills, 
1863; W.T. Davis, 1864; J.A. Shadix, Sr., J.D. Jordan, 1869; John J. Shadix (son of J.A. Shadix 
and twin brother of J.A. Shadix Jr.), 1871; John Ramsey, 1878; J.A. Shadix, 1880; E.M. Moore, 
1883; A.J. Moore, 1891; W.H. Johnston, 1893; O.P. Gilbert, 1895; C.I. Wesley, 1896; J.A. 
Shadix, Sr., 1897-1902; F.J. Ingram, 1903; S.J. Ingram, 1908; J.W. Dean, 1911; S.J. Ingram, 
1913; W.M. Garrett, 1918; B.W. Matthews, 1919-1921; F.J. Ingram, 1922; S.J. Ingram, 1926; 
Secelar Claxton Ray, 1927; W.R. Ingram, 1928; H.L. Ray, 1930; F.J. Ingram, 1935-(death in) 
1940; J.L. Ingram, 1940-(retirement at 84) 1943; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1943-1946. 

”‘1840-1946, Hatchett Creek Baptist Church’”, Talladega county (now Clay County), Coleta 
Post Office. 

Pastor: W.E. Talliaferro, 1840; W.M. McCain, S.F. Henderson, W.E. Talliaferro, D.B. Elliot, 
Brother Hawthorn, Thomas Galley, W.E. Talliaferro, Soloman Tate, 1841-1859; H.L. Harland, 

M. Hudgens, H.L. Harland, 1859-1869; M.M. Driver, 1874; John Garrett, M.M. Driver, 1878; 
John Garrett, 1882; M.M. Driver, 1887; E.M. Moore, 1890; J.M. Solley, 1893; W.H. Johnston, 
1896; M.B. Garrett, 1898; W.T. Davis, 1899; W.H. Preston, 1901; W.M. Garrett, 1904; J.W. 
Haynes, 1905; J.L. Ingram, 1908; W.D. Rogers, 1911; W.H. Preston, 1912; H.M. Winslet, 1914; 
J.C. White, 1916; J.L. Ingram, 1918; W.R. Ingram, 1920; J.W. Haynes, 1925; Secelar Claxton 
Ray, 1927; W.R. Ingram, 1931; B.W. Matthews, 1934; E.H. Mullis, 1937; Clifton Malone, 1940; 
W.R. Ingram, 1941; O.D. Parker, 1944; W.E. Welborn, 1946. 

”‘1842-1946, Liberty Baptist Church’”, Talladega County (now Clay County) Curry and 
Bowden Post Office, (now Ashland). 

Pastor: 1842-1859 no records. M. Garrett, 1859; J.D. Gordon, M. Hudgens, Wiley Woodall 
1859-1866; M.M. Driver, 1869; M. Hudgens, 1871; W.M. Scarborough, J.A. Shadix, Sr., 1871- 
1876; John Garrett, 1878; John Knowles, 1879; W.M. Scarborough, 1886; E.M. Moore, 1887; 
W.T. Davis, 1893; M.A. Johnston, 1895; W.H. Johnston, 1896; W.T. Davis, 1897; J.A. Dunn, 
1898; W.H. Preston, 1902; J.W. Walker, 1906; M.A. Johnston, 1908; J.A. Dunn, 1909; J.C. 
Motley, 1910; M.E. Matthews, 1911; W.D. Rogers, 1912; F.J. Ingram, 1916; W.M. Garrett, 

1917; S.J. Ingram, 1920; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1927; S.J. Ingram, 1930; H L. Ray, 1932; T.G. 
Burgess, 1935; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1936; T.D. Stovall, 1942; T.G. Burgess, 1943; H.B. Yates, 
1944; U.L. Higgins, 1945. 

”‘1855-1899, Mt. Prospect Baptist Church’”, Randolph County, Wedowee Post Office (later 
Ophilia). 

Pastor: H.J. Hickey, 1858; I.S. Weaver, B. Goss, W.M. Scarborough, 1863; J.A. Shadix, Sr. 

1869; J.P. Rowe, W.M. Scarborough, 1871; I.S. Weaver, H. Clay Knight, 1976; W.M. Worthy, 
1884; R.C.A. Ashcraft, 1886; J.A. Shadix, Sr., 1887; J.A. Shadix, Jr., 1889-1899. 



‘”1856-1882, Enon Baptist Church”, Tallapoosa County, Horse Shoe Post Office. 

Pastor: H.G. Smith, 1858-1862. 

‘’‘1857-1947, Shiloh Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Randolph County (now Clay County), Wesobulga Post 
Office (now Lineville). 

Pastor: C.P. Sisson, 1858; J.D. Jordan, 1861; W.T. Davis, 1864; J.W. Knowles, 1874; G.L. 
Hamlin, W.M. Worthy, 1878; J.R. Ramsey, 1881; W.M. Worthy, 1883; E.M. Budd Moore, 1886; 
W.A. Scott, 1888; W.M. Worthy, 1890; W.M. Garrett, 1893; S.J. Ingram, 1898; C.T. Culpepper, 
1899; S.J. Ingram, 1900; W.M. Garrett, 1905; J.A. Dunn, 1907; J.A. Johnson, 1909; J.L. Ingram, 
1914; W.D. Rogers, 1916; J.O. Colley, 1917; W.M. Garrett, 1918; T.J. Preston, 1919; J.B. Rice, 
1920; B.R. Layton, 1925; E.E. Laney, 1926; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1927; H.T. Tapley, 1936; E.F. 
Daniel, 1942; H.B. Yates, 1944; D.W. Burson, Reuben E. Birchfield, 1946. 

‘’‘1857-1945, Alder Springs Baptist Church’ 4 ’ (later Mt. Pleasant church in 1885) now 
Barfield Church, County Line Post Office, Lineville. 

Pastor: H.J. Hickey, 1858; J.D. Jordon (entered Confederate Army), W.M. Scarborough, J.A. 
Shadix, J.D. Jordan, 1859-1870; T.S. Collier, J.D. Jordan, H. Clay Knight, Jesse G. Roberson, 
1870-1882; H.C. Knight, 1884; Jesse G. Roberson, 1888; W.A. Scott, 1890; W.H. Preston, 1893; 
W.M. Garrett, 1898; (no list to 1925) F.J. Ingram, 1925; W.R. Ingram, 1928; C.B. Martin, 1931; 
J.L. Doss, 1943; T.D. Stoval, 1944. 

‘’‘1858-1946, Salem Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Randolph County (now Clay County), Wesobulga Post 
Office (now Cragford). 

Pastor: C.P. Sisson, 1858; T.M. Ferrell, H.G. Smith, W.M. Scarborough, 1867; W.M. Worthy, 
1882; B.W. Mathews, 1906; W.M. Worthy, 1908; M.A. Johnston, 1909; W.M. Worthy, 1916; 
J.D. Pickens, 1917; W.M. Garrett, 1918; W.H. Griffin, 1919; J.W. Dean, 1920; B.R. Layton, 
1923; R.E. Owens, 1928; J.W. Lester, 1933; C.B. Martin, 1934; J.H. East, 1937; J.L. Ingram, 
1940; H.B. Yates, 1943; O.C. Nichols, 1946. 

‘’‘1858-1946”% (Unk.) On County Line, Randolph County (now Clay County) Mellow Valley 
Post Office (now Cragford). 

Pastor: W.L. Harlan, 1858; G.W. Joiner, 1860; H.J. Hickey, 1861; G.W. Joiner, 1862; H.G. 
Smith, 1866; W.M. Scarborough, 1867-1884; J.R. Ramsey, 1885; W.M. Worthy, 1890; J.A. 
Dunn, 1893; W.H. Preston, 1894; M.A. Johnston, 1900; J.C. Motley, 1904; M.A. Johnston, 

1905; H.T. Tapley, 1927 & 1944; H.B. Yates, 1944; N.L. Pressley, 1946. 

‘’‘1858-1946, Rechab Baptist Church’ 4 ’, now ‘’‘Sardis Baptist Church’ 4 ’ in Talladega 
County (now Clay County), Bluff Springs and Gibsonville Post Office (now Ashland). 

Pastor: John Wood, 1858-1864. Church dissolved and re-opened as Sardis in 1876 with W.T. 
Davis, pastor; T.B. Fargason, 1878; W.T. Davis, 1881; John Garrett, L.W.H. Walker, 1883; John 
N. Moore, T.B. Cooper, 1885; W.T. Davis, 1886; JohnN. Moore, 1889; W.T. Davis, 1890; A.J. 
Moore, 1893; J.R, Conger, 1894; Alex Allen, 1896; W.T. Davis, 1897; C.T. Culpepper, 1909; 

F.J. Ingram 1910; J.W. Dean, 1912; S.J. Ingram 1913; T.J. Preston, 1915; Thomas Landers, 

1916; J.E. White, 1917; W.M. Worthy, 1920; S.D. Phipps, 1923; T.I. Hurst, 1925; G.C. Garrett, 
1926; W.N. Haynes, 1927; H.R. McCord, 1929; T.I. Hurst, 1931; W.L. Sprayberry, 1934; H.G. 



Birchfield, 1936; W.N. Haynes, 1937; G.L. Nunn, 1939; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1940, W.L. 
Sprayberry, 1943; C.J. Whitley, 1945; W.L. Sprayberry, 1946. 

‘’‘1858-1946, Providence Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Tallapoosa County, Pinkneyville Post Office 
(now Goodwater Post Office). 

Pastor: H.L. Harlan, 1858; M. Hudgens, 1871; H.L. Harlan, 1877; R.E. Conger, 1880; J.F. 
McLeod, 1882; I.A.J. Nelson, 1885; C.S. Johnson, 1889; J.R, Conger, 1893; C.J. Bentley, 1899; 
J.R, Conger, 1901; C.C. Heard, 1902; J.R. Stodghill, 1903; J.R, Conger, 1904; J.W. Jones, 1905; 
J.C. Dunlap, 1908; J.W. Jones, 1909; J.L. Ingram, 1910; M.E. Mathews, 1913; W.D. Rogers, 
1914; D.L. Riley, 1915; J.M. Worthy, 1919; J.W. Jones, 1923; W.N. Haynes, 1924; C.I. Wesley, 
1925; Paul Jones, 1929; Carl McKee, 1934; Paul Jones, 1938; J.V. Daugherty, 1943. 

‘’‘1858-1921, New Salem Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Tallapoosa County, New Site Post Office. 

Pastor: H.L. Harlan, 1858; H.G. Smith, J.W. Wood, M. Hudgens, A. Rains, H.G. Smith, 1859- 
1867; H.J. Hickey, 1868; J.P. Rowe, 1869; E.B. Gunn, 1874; H.M. Horsley, J.C. Motley, E.J. 
Wilson, 1874-1878; R.E. Conger, W.M. Scarborough, 1879-1882; John Moore, 1884; T.B. 
Cooper, 1885; A.S. Brannon, 1887; J.N. Moore, 1891; J.L. Gregory, 1893; J.A. Dunn, 1894; 

M.A. Johnston, 1896; J.R, Conger, 1902; J.W. Dean, 1903; J.A. Dunn, 1909; L.W. Nelson, 1913; 
B.F. Pierce, 1914; W.M. Worthy, 1916; E.E. Laney, 1920. 

‘’‘1858-1915 Mt. Calvary Baptist Church’ 4 ’, (dissolved), Tallapoosa County, Emuckfaw Post 
Office (Mellow Valley, Alabama). 

Pastor: M. Garrett, 1858; G.W. Joiner, H.J. Hickey, Harvey Wood, C.P. Sisson, G.M. Adamson, 
T.B. Fargason, J.P. Rowe, 1859-1869; D.S. Duffee, 1874; T.B. Fargason, W.M. Worthy, 1875- 
1882; R.M. Allen, 1886; A.S. Brannon, 1887; W.M. Worthy, 1888; R.M. Allen, 1889; J.C. 
Motley, 1890; W.T. Davis, 1894; R.M. Allen, 1897; J.A. Dunn, 1898; C.C. Heard, 1899, J.R. 
Conger, 1902; R.M. Allen, 1904; B.W. Matthews, 1906; R.M. Allen, 1909; A.W. Gregory, 

1912. 

‘’‘1858-1916, Springhill Baptist Church’ 4 ’ (later ‘“Daviston Baptist Church’ 4 ’ 1897), 
Tallapoosa County. 

Pastor: C.P. Sisson, 1858; H.G. Smith, D.S. Moon, 1859-1867; J.C. Motley, 1884; R.A.J. 
Combie, 1889; G.E. Brewer, 1893; J.L. Gregory, 1894; J.R. Stodghill, 1898; C.C. Heard, 1899; 
J.A. Dunn, 1901; G.L. Bell, 1904; R.M. Allen, 1905; J.N. Moore, 1907; J.A. Dunn, 1908; A.C. 
Yeargen, 1913; W.D. Rogers, 1915. 

‘’‘1858-1876 Antioch Baptist Church’ 4 ’ (dissolved), Randolph County, Almond Post Office. 
Pastor: T.P. Guinn, 1858; H.J. Hickey, 1869; W.M. Teague, 1870; W.M. Hent, 1875. 

‘’‘1858-1947, Crooked Creek Baptist Church’ 4 ’, (later ‘’‘Lineville, Alabama Baptist 
Church’ 4 ’ 1881), Talledega County (now Clay County), County Line Post Office. 

Pastor: Samuel Henderson, 1839-1843; John Wood, 1843-1844; D.E. Pace, 1845-1852; W. 
Richard, 1858; H.J. Hickey, 1859; H.L. Harlan, 1861; J.C. Beverly, 1862; H.G. Smith, 1864; 
JohnP. Shaffer, 1865; W.T. Davis, 1874; John A. Davis, 1883; Andrew J. Preston, 1887; R.A.J. 
Cumbie, 1888; William I. Feazell, 1892-1893; W.R. Whatley, 1893; W.J.D. Upshaw, 1894; J.R. 



Stodghill, 1897; J.P. Shaffer, 1906; W.A. Lusk, 1909; H.B. Woodward, 1911; C.N. James, 1913; 
J.O. Colley, 1916; J.H. Oakley, 1918; J.J. Smiley, 1920; W.C. Henson, 1922; H.B. Woodward, 
1925; R.T. McLeod, 1931; J.D. Willingham, 1932; W.T. Edwards, 1934; W.H. Cook, 1937; 
D.W. Burson, 1941; J.D. Pickens, 1943-1946. 

‘’‘1859-1881, Mt. Ararat Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Talladega County, now Clay County, Bluff 
Springs Post Office. Disolved in 1881 and members went to Sardis and Mt. Zion churches. 
Pastor: G.W. Joiner, 1859; H.G. Smith, 1861; H.L. Harlan, 1865; John Wood, 1868; H.L. 
Harlan, 1870;I.A.J. Nelson, 1879-1881. 

‘’‘1859-1878, New Hope Baptist Church’", Tallapoosa County, Bluff Springs Post Office. 
Pastor: H.J. Hickey, 1859; H.L. Harlan, Jacob Nelson, H.G. Smith 1859-1867; H.L. Harlan, 

1871; Reverand Barnett, 1874; R.E. Conger, 1877. 

"‘1859-1946, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church’", (later "‘Millerville Church’"), Talladega 
County, (now Clay County), Hillabee Post Office. 

Pastor: M. Hudgens, 1859; H.G. Smith, 1861; H.L. Harlan, 1865; H.G. Smith, 1869; I.A.J. 
Nelson, 1874; J.R. Ramsey, D.S. Moon, I.A.J. Nelson, 1874-1877; R.E. Conger, 1881, I.A.J. 
Nelson, 1883; W.J.D. Upshaw, 1895; J.R. Stodghill, 1900; J.R. Conger, 1902; J.D. Johnson, 
1904; J.C. Motley, 1909; W.D. Rogers, 1911, F.J. Ingram, 1913; S.J. Ingram, 1914; R.S. Wood, 
1920; W.R. Ingram, 1921; F.J. Fleming, 1926; Secelar ClaxtonRay, 1929; T.G. Burgess, 1933; 

B. S. Franklin, 1936; F.J. Ingram, 1937; W.R. Ingram, 1941; T.G. Burgess, 1942; O.R. 
Montgomery, 1943; T.G. Burgess, 1944; W.E. Wellborn, 1945. 

"‘1861-1847, Spring Hill Baptist Church’", Talladega County (now Clay County), Ashland 
Post Office. 

Pastor: W.T. Davis, 1861; W. Woodall, 1867; W.H. Barton, 1868; M.M. Driver, 1869; W.T. 
Davis, 1871; L.S. Weaver, 1873; W.T. Davis, 1874; I.A.J. Nelson, 1877; John Knowles, 1878; 
W.M. Scarborough, 1884; R.A.J. Cumbie, 1888; W.M. Scarborough, 1889; E.M. Moore, 1891; 
W.H. Johnston, 1894; C.J. Bently, 1897; W.T. Davis, 1899; J.A. Dunn, 1902; F.J. Ingram, 1905; 
R.E. Owens, 1911; F.J. Ingram, 1914; S.J. Ingram, 1916; ; T.G. Burgess, 1922; J.L. Ingram, 

1923, F.J. Fleming, 1926; S.J. Ingram, 1931; H.L. Ray, 1932; F.J. Ingram, 1934; T.D. Stovall, 
1940-1946. 

"‘1863-1890 Shady Grove Baptist Church’" (dissolved), Talladega County, Hillabee Post 
Office. Pastor: I.A.J. Nelson, 1888-1890, 

"‘1865-1871, Mt. Tabor Baptist Church’", Tallapoosa County, Daviston Post Office. 

Pastor: H.G. Smith, 1865; C. Walls, 1869. 

"‘1865-1945, Union Baptist Church’", later "‘Ashland, Alabama Baptist Church’", 

Talladega County (now Clay County). 

Pastor: M. Hudgens, 1865; J.W. knowles, 1874; W.M. Scarborough, 1876; J.D. Jordan, 1878; 
J.R. Ramsey, 1881; W.T. Davis, 1882; W.M. Scarborough, 1884-1886; R.A.J. Cumbie, 1887; 

C. S. Johnson, 1890; J.W. Hammer, 1893; W.J.D. Upshaw, 1894; C.J. Bently, 1896; J.R. 



Stodghill, 1902; H.T. Crumpton, 1903; J.W. Dean, 1904; F.J. Ingram, 1905; W.M. Garrett, 1906; 
J.P. Shaffer, 1907; J.W. Hamner, 1908; J.W. Dean, 1910; James Allen Smith, 1911; W.J. Ray, 
1914; A. A. Hutto, 1916; P.C. Walker, 1920; F.J. Fleming, 1922; J.E. Franks, 1932; J.F. Ray, 
1939; U.L. Higgins, 1945. 

‘’‘1867-1925, Rocky Creek Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Tallapoosa County, Goldville Post Office. 
Pastor: H.G. Smith, 1867; H.J. Hickey, 1869; I.A.J. Nelson, 1874; J.F. McLeod, 1877; Z.T. 
Thomas, 1878; E.J. Wilson, 1879; L.W.H. Walker, 1880; J.R. Conger, 1885; G.W. Holbridge, 
1889; J.J. McCord, 1893; J.N. Moore, 1897; G.W. Holbridge, 1889; J.N. Moore, 1901; J.W. 
Jones, 1905; L.W. Nelson, 1906; A.C. Johnston, 1910; J.W. Jones, 1911; L.W. Nelson, 1913; 
B.F. Pierce, 1914; H.R. McCoy, 1919; E.E. Laney, 1923. 

‘’‘1868-1947, Bethyl Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Clay County, Bluff Springs Post Office. 

Pastor: H.G. Smith, 1868; M.M. Driver, 1876; G.W. Cheaney, 1878; JohnN. Moore, 1880; 

W.M. Scarborough, 1883; JohnN. Moore, 1884; M.A. Johnston, 1890; J.C. Motley, 1894; John 
N. Moore, 1896; H. Clay Knight, 1897; M.A. Johnston, 1901; JohnN. Moore, 1905; J.W. Dean, 
1906; R.E. Owens, 1910; W.M. Worthy, 1912; J.L. Ingram, 1914; B.F. Pierce, 1917; J.B. Rice; 
1919; T.G. Burgess, 1921; W.M. Garrett, 1925; E.E. Laney, 1926; L.A. Profit, 1928; W.R. 
Ingram, 1931; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1937; W.L. Sprayberry, 1942; H.G. Birchfield, 1943; J.A. 
McWhorter, 1945; W.R. Ingram, 1946. 

‘’‘1868-1947, Mt. Olive Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Clay County, Cragford Post Office. 

Pastor: W.M. Scarborough, 1868; G.L. Hamlin, 1871; J.C. Motley, 1875; W.M. Scarborough, 
1876; W.M. Worthy, 1878; J.C. Roberson, 1893; W.R. Rotton, 1896; H.R. Moore, 1898; J.W. 
Dean, 1901; A.C. Johnson, 1904; J.L. Jordon, 1905; R.E. Owens, 1910; J.L. Jordon, 1912; J.W. 
Wellborn, 1921; R.B. Moncus, 1928; H.R. McCoy, 1929; J.A. McWhorter, 1932; Preston 
Moncus, 1939; C.J. Whitley, 1942; W.R. Ingram, 1944; W. Eldridge Wellborn, 1946. 

‘’‘1871-1875, Bathsadia Baptist Church’ 4 ’ (dissolved), Tallapoosa County, Pinkneyville Post 
Office. Pastor: H.L. Harlan 1871-1875. 

‘’‘1874-1915, Pole Ridge Baptist Church’ 4 ’ (dissolved), Clay County, Chandler Springs Post 
Office. 

Pastor: M.M. Driver, 1874; J.W. Knowles, 1878; J.D. Quarles, 1881; W.C. Brooks, 1883; I.D. 
Rainwater, 1884; J.A. Shadix, Sr., 1885; J.A. Shadix Jr., 1889; W.H. Johnston, 1891; W.T. 
Davis, 1892; Alex Allen, 1894; W.C. Brooks, 1897; W.H. Johnston, 1898; W.C. Brooks, 1899; 
T.B. Gravett, 1902; J.W. Walker, 1905; J.C. Motley, 1909; C.I. Wesley, 1910; J.W. Walker, 
1911; J.M. Moncus, 1913; M.A. Johnston, 1914. 

‘’‘1874-1895, Liberty Hill Baptist Church’ 4 ’, Clay County, Hillabee Post Office. Methodist 
Church after 1895. 

Pastor: W.M. Scarborough, 1874; J.R. Ramsey, 1875; M. Hudgens, 1876; M.M. Driver, 1878; 
J.R. Ramsey, 1880; J.N. Moore, 1881; J.W. Knowles, 1882; J.N. Moore, 1883; W.M. 
Scarborough, 1884; J.G. Robertson, 1885; E.M. Moore, 1887; W.C. Brooks; W.T. Davis, 1893. 



’1874-1947 Friendship Baptist Church’” (later ‘‘Clairmont Springs Baptist Church’”), 

Clay County, Idaho Post Office. 

Pastor: J.J. Shadix, 1874; J.A. Shadix, Sr., 1881; W.H. Johnston, 1887; J.A. Shadix Jr., 1888; 
W.H. Johnston, 1891; A.J. Moore, 1894; B.B. Cotton, 1897; C.I. Wesley, 1898; A.S. Dix, 1900; 
J.A. Shadix Jr., 1901; F.J. Ingram, 1926; F.J. Fleming, 1928; H.L. Ray, 1931; C.P. Collins, 1934; 
J.H. East, 1938; E.N. Brown, 1940; T.G. Burgess, 1943; T.D. Stovall, 1944; Leon Browning, 
1945, Floyd Burgess, 1946. 

”‘1875-1946, Rock Springs Baptist Church’”, Clay County, Millerville Post Office. 

Pastor: H.L. Harlan, 1875; J.R. Ramsey, 1877; John Garrett, 1879; M.M. Driver, 1881; John 
Garrett, 1883; J.F. McLeod, 1884; I.A.J. Nelson, 1885; E.M. Moore, 1889; W.C. Brooks, 1893; 
M.A. Johnston, 1894; C.J. Bently, 1896; S.J. Ingram, 1897; W.H. Preston, 1899; A.J. Preston, 
1900; C.T. Culpepper, 1901; W.J.D. Upshaw, 1902; W.M. Garrett, 1904; W.R. Whatley, 1906; 
T.M. Nelson, 1907; J.W. Hamner, 1908; M.A. Johnston, 1909; W.D. Rogers, 1911; J.L. Ingram, 
1913; S.J. Ingram, 1914; F.J. Ingram, 1916; W.M. Garrett, 1918; R.S. Wood, 1920; W.R. 

Ingram, 1921; F.J. Fleming, 1926; S.J. Ingram, 1929; J.H. East, 1932; C.J. Bently, 1934; J.H. 
East, 1935; Carl N. Mckee, 1937; H.G. Birchfield, 1940; W.L. Sprayberry, 1943; O.R. 
Montgomery, 1944; R.C. Eason, 1945. 

”‘1876-1906, Lebanon Baptist Church’”, Talladega County, Ironation Post Office. 

Pastor: M. Hudgens, 1876; J.F. Morgan, 1896; B.B. Cotton, 1898-1902; H.M. Jones, 1905-1906. 

”‘1877-1886, Stoney Grove Baptist Church’” (dissolved), Randolph County, Almond Post 
Office. 

Pastor: William Teague, 1877; S. Henderson, 1879; W.M. Worthy, 1881; W.R. Bugg, 1883- 
1886. 

”‘1877-1890, Mt Gilliad Baptist Church’” (dissolved), Randolph County, Blake Ferry Post 
Office. 

Pastor: H. Clay Knight, 1877; W.M. Scarborough, 1882; J.G. Roberson, 1883-1890. 

”‘1878-1945, Bethelehem Baptist Church’” (later ”‘Lystra Baptist Church’”), Clay County, 
Ashland Post Office. 

Pastor: JohnN. Moore, 1878; W.M. Worthy, 1893; M.A. Johnston, 1894; W.M. Worthy, 1896; 
W.M. Garrett, 1906, Wyatt W. Wilson, 1906-1907; J.W. Dean, 1908; F.J. Ingram, 1911; S.J. 
Ingram, 1917; J.L. Ingram, 1919; T.G. Burgess, 1924; S.J. Ingram, 1925; Secelar Claxton Ray, 
1927; T.G. Burgess, 1935; F.J. Ingram, 1936; E.E. Laney, 1940; E.F. Daniel, 1942; C.F. 
Harrington, 1944. 

”‘1878-1929, Holly Springs Baptist Church’” (dissolved), Randolph County, Almond Post 
Office. 

Pastor: John Moore, 1878; A.K.T. Tribble, 1881; R.A.C. Ashcraft, 1883; L.W.H. Walker, 1885; 
W.M. Worthy, 1889; L. Robertson, 1891; M.A. Johnston, 1893; James Moncus, 1894; A.C. 
Johnston, 1897; J.L. Jordan, 1904; T.D. Dawkins, 1910; J.L. Jordan, 1912; B.F. Pierce, 1914; 

F.L. Lamberth, 1915; W.H. Griffen, 1917; S.D. Phipps, 1921; J.W. Welborn, 1922; B.R. 



Monchus, 1926; O.D. Parker, 1928-1929. 


‘’‘1879-1880, Goodwater Baptist Church’”, Coosa County. Pastor: John Garrett, 1879-1880. 

”‘1882-1910, Mt. Zion Baptist Church’”, Clay County, Millerville Post Office. 

Pastor: R.E. Conger, 1882; J.N. Moore, 1887; M.A. Johnston, 1893; J.J. McLeod, 1894; M.A. 
Johnston, 1896; J.W. Jones, 1897; James Moncus, 1899; J.W. Jones, 1902; A.C. Johnson, 1907; 
J.R. Conger, 1908; A.C. Johnson, 1909. 

”‘1884-1945, Good Hope Baptist Church’”, Clay County, Lineville Post Office. 

W.H. Griffin, clerk from 1884-1921. Pastor B.W. Mathews served thirty years and baptized 238 
members. Pastors: E.M. Moore, 1884; J.G. Robertson, 1887; W.A. Scott, 1890; W.H. Preston, 
1893-1902; W.M. Garrett, 1902; S.J. Ingram, 1904; W.H. Preston, 1906; B.W. Mathews, 1908- 
1925; Wiley Haynes, 1926; B.W. Mathews, 1931; J.L. Ingram, 1936; B.W. Mathews, 1938; 
Secelar Claxton Ray, 1944. 

”‘1884-1946, Mt. Springs Baptist Church’”, Tallapoosa County. 

Pastor: J.C. Motley, 1884-1890; J.A. Dunn, 1891; M.A. Johnston, 1897; J.C. Motley, 1899; 

R.M. Allen, 1901; W.H. Johnston, 1904; R.M. Allen, 1905; J.A. Dunn, 1906; W.H. Griffen, 

1908; E.E. Laney, 1910; D.E. Kimbrough, 1911; E.E. Laney, 1913; J.A. Dunn, 1915; A.B. 
Robertson, 1922; E.E. Laney, 1924; G.H. Shadix, 1926; Howell Britton, 1934-1946 (dismissed 
from the postion). 

”‘1885-1933, Antioch Baptist Church’” (dissolved), Talladega County, Chandler Post Office. 
Pastor: J.A. Shadix Sr., 1885; W.H. Johnston, 1890; C.I. Wesley, 1891-1900; T.B. Gravett, 1901; 
A.W. Dison, 1902; J.W. Haynes, 1907; R.E. Owens, 1908; J.W. Haynes, 1911; M.A. Johnston, 
1914; D.I. Riley, 1916; C.I. Wesley, 1920; W.M. Garrett, 1923; T.D. Stovall, 1929; J.H. East, 
1932-1933. 

”‘1885-1945, Corinth Baptist Church’”, Clay County, Malone Post Office. 

Pastor: J.R. Ramsey, 1885; L.W.H. Walker, 1886; Lee Robertson, 1889; J.N. Moore, 1890; R.M. 
Allen, 1891; W.M. Worthy, 1893; R.M. Allen, 1895; C.T. Culpepper, 1898; A.C. Johnston, 

1902; T.J. Preston, 1905; J.L. Jordan, 1908; J.B. Rice, 1914; J.L. Jordan, 1920; B.R. Layton, 
1926; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1945. 

”‘1888-1943, New Hope Baptist Church’”, Randolph County, Cragford Post Office. 

Pastor: J.G. Robertson, 1888; W.R. Scott, 1890; R.M. Allen, 1891; A.J. Moore, 1894; W.M. 
Worthy, 1896; R.J. Adamson, 1898; C.T. Culpepper, 1900; John William Dean, 1903; J.L. 
Jordan, 1908; B.L. Pierce, 1913; J.D. Pickens, 1916; W.H. Griffen, 1918; J.W. Wellborn, 1920; 
Otis Lincher, 1922; O.D. Parker, 1924; R.L. Smith, 1928; H.L. Ray, 1929; A.B. Robertson, 1931; 
W.L. Sprayberry, 1935; Aubrey Boggs, 1938; Guy Bassett, 1939; J.W. Wellborn, 1940; C.J. 
Whitley, 1942. 



‘’‘1889-1899, Bethyl Baptist Church’ 1 ’ (dissolved), Talladega County, Coleta Post Office. 
Pastor: J.A. Shadix Jr., 1890; B.B. Cotton, 1892; C.I. Wesley, 1898. 

‘’‘1889-1900, Union Hill Baptist Church’ 4 ’ (dissolved), Clay County, Coleta Post Office. 
Pastor: I.A.J. Nelson, 1889; R.M. Allen, 1893; W.C. Brooks, 1896; H. Ingrain, 1897; C.I. 

Wesley, 1899. 

‘’‘1889-1960, Bowden Grove Baptist Church’", Clay County, Ashland Post Office. 

Pastor: J.W. Knowles, 1890; W.H. Johnston, 1893; E.M. Moore, 1896; William H. Johnston, 
1897; J.A. Shadix Sr., 1898; (27 year interval); Frank L. Lamberth, 1928; S.J. Ingrain, 1929; 
Harlan East, 1932; J.L. Ingrain, 1936; Secelar ClaxtonRay, 1942; R.H. Lynch, 1944; W.L. 
Sprayberry, 1945; Secelar Claxton Ray, 1947-1950, 1951-1955, 1959-1960. 

‘’‘1891-1899, Rocky Hill Baptist Church’" (dissolved), Talladega County, Waldo Post Office. 
Pastor: W.H. Johnston, 1891; B.B. Cotton, 1893; C.I. Wesley, 1895; J.F. Morgan, 1898. 

"‘1892-1946, Union Baptist Church’", Clay County, Wadley Post Office. 

Pastor: R.M. Allen, 1892; W.M. Worthy, 1895; J.A. Dunn, 1899; W.H. Griffin, 1909; R.M. 
Allen, 1910; R.E. Owens, 1911; J.W. Dean, 1913; L.W. Nelson, 1915; W.D. Rogers, 1916; J.B. 
Rice, 1917; J.A. Dunn, 1923; H.T. Tapley, 1925; R.O. Reynolds, 1938; E.H. Mullis, 1940; B.W. 
Mathews, 1942; H.G. Birchfield, 1945. 

"‘1893-1916, Zion Hill Baptist Church’", Tallapoosa County, Daviston Post Office. 

Pastor: J.C. Motley, 1893; R.M. Allen, 1896; J.L. Pursell, 1900; R.M. Allen, 1901; J.A. Dunn, 
1902; B.W. Mathews, 1906; L.W. Nelson, 1907; D.E. Kimbrough, 1911; H.R. McCoy, 1914; 
W.H. Griffin, 1915. 

"‘1895-1946, Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church’", Clay County. 

Pastor: M.A. Johnston, 1895; J.M. Monchus, 1900; M.A. Johnston, 1902; R.M. Allen, 1904; 

J.L. Jordan, 1907; M.A. Johnston, 1912; R.M. Allen, 1913; J.L. Jordan, 1914; B.F. Pierce, 1915; 
A.B. Robertson, 1917; B.W. Mathews, 1930; H.G. Birchfield, 1932; W.L. Sprayberry, 1938; 

H.G. Birchfield, 1940; C.J. Whitley, 1942; H.G. Birchfield, 1945. 

"‘1897-1916, Antioch Baptist Church’", Tallapoosa County, Truit Post Office. 

Pastor: J.A. Dunn, 1897-1904; J.W. Dean, 1905; J.A. Dunn, 1908; E.F. Laney, 1912; J.A. Dunn, 
1914. 

"‘1898-1946, Big Spring Baptist Church’", Clay County, Millerville Post Office. 

Pastor: J.L. Joiner, 1898; J.W. Jones, 1900; W.M. Garrett, 1902; J.W. Walker, 1905; M.A. 
Johnston, 1909; T.G. Burgess, 1928; W.L. Sprayberry, 1930; T.G. Burgess, 1938; J.L. Ingram, 
1936; H.G. Birchfield, 1939; T.G. Burgess, 1942; C.R. Harrington, 1944; W.L. Sprayberry, 1945. 

"‘1899-1943, Mellow Valley Baptist Church’", Clay County. 

Pastor: W.T. Davis, 1899; W.M. Worthy, 1900; J.R. Conger, 1902; J.W. Dean, 1904; T.J. 
Preston, 1906; J.W. Dean, 1908; F.J. Ingram, 1911; J.A. Dunn, 1912; W.J. Layton, 1915; S.J. 



Ingram, 1917; T.J. Preston, 1918; S.J. Ingram, 1921; B.R. Layton, 1923; W.R. Ingram, 1926; 
P.T. Layton, 1928; T.G. Burgess, 1929; E.E. Laney, 1930; H.G. Birchfield, 1942. 


‘’‘1902-1907, Midway Baptist Church’”, Clay County. 

Pastor: J.W. Jones, 1902; J.L. Ingram, 1904; J.R. Conger, 1906. 

”‘1902-1922, Maitland Baptist Church’” (dissolved), Clay County. 

Pastor: W.M. Worthy 1902-1922 (located on his farm). 

”‘1904-1913, Hackneyville Baptist Church’”, Tallapoosa County, Hackneyville Post Office. 
Pastor: J.R. Conger, 1904; W.D. Rogers, 1910; J.L. Ingram, 1912. 

”‘1907-1916, Goldville Baptist Church’” (dissolved), Tallapoosa County. 

Pastor: L.W. Nelson, 1907; W.B. Jones, 1908; J.O. Calloway, 1911; A.W. Gregg, 1913; Rastus 
Arber, 1914; W.M. Worthy 1915. 

”‘1909-1911, Wadley Baptist Church’”, Clay County. 

Pastor: J.W. Dean, 1909; A.J. Gross, 1910. 

”‘1913-1916, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church’” (dissolved), Clay County. 

Pastor: M.E. Matthews, 1913-1916. 

”‘1925-1944, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church’”, Clay County. 

Pastor: Secelar Claxton Ray, 1925; W.R. Ingram, 1928; C.B. Martin, 1932; Secelar Claxton Ray, 
1936; B.W. Mathews, 1938; G.G. Aikens, 1943. 

”‘1925-1946, Olive Branch Baptist Church’”, Clay County, Ashland Post Office. 

Pastor: S.J. Ingram, 1925; J.D. O’Keef, 1928; S.J. Ingram, 1929; HarlumEast, 1932; F.J. Ingram, 
1933; J.L. Ingram, 1938; C.R. Harrington, 1939-1946. 

”‘1926-1946, Delta Baptist Church’”, (formerly ”‘Ramah Baptist Church’” 1863-1926), 
Clay County, Delta Post Office. 

Pastors at Ramah (no dates): T.H. Howe, W.H. Preston, John H. Ingram Sr., John Garrett, F.J. 
Ingram. Pastors at Delta: F.J. Ingram, 1926; H.L. Ray, 1929; L.B. Jones, 1935; F.J. Ingram, 

1939; Clifton Malone, 1940; E.F. Daniel, 1941, D.W. Burson, 1945-1946. 

”‘1938-1946, Horn’s Memorial Baptist Church’”, Talladega county. 

Pastor: E.H. Mullis, 1938; J.F. Ray, 1942; W.L. Sprayberry, 1944 and (no dates) K.V. 

McDonald, Secelar Claxton Ray, Enos Horn and Phillip Oliver. 



Alabama Baptist Preachers in and around Clay County, Alabama 1838-1946 


Note: a pastor’s salary was about $15 per year in 1878 to $150 in 1887. Similar spellings may be 
typos from 1946. 


==A== 

G.M. Adamson, 1859- 1869 
R.J. Adamson, 1898 
G.G. Aikens, 1943 
Alex Allen, 1894 1896 
R.M. Allen, 1886 1913 
Rastus Arber, 1914 
R.C.A. Ashcraft, 1883 1886 
==B== 

Reverand Barnett, 1874 
W.H. Barton, 1868 
Guy Bassett, 1939 

G. L. Bell, 1904 

C. J. Bently, 1896 1934 
J.C. Beverly, 1862 

H. G. Birchfield, 1932 1945 
Reuben E. Birchfield, 1946. 
Aubrey Boggs, 1938 

A.S. Brannon, 1887 
G.E. Brewer, 1893 
Howell Britton, 1934-1946 
W.C. Brooks, 1883 1899 
E.N. Brown, 1940 
Leon Browning, 1945, 

W.R. Bugg, 1883-1886. 
Floyd Burgess, 1946. 

T.G. Burgess, 1921 1944 

D. W. Burson, 1941 1946. 
==C== 

Wesley Caldwell, 1838- 1859 
J.O. Calloway, 1911 
Thomas Calley, 1841-1859 
G.W. Cheaney, 1878 
J.O. Colley, 1916 1917 
T.S. Collier, 1870- 1882 
C.P. Collins, 1934 
J.R. Conger, 1885 1908 
R.E. Conger, 1877.1882 
W.H. Cook, 1937 
T.B. Cooper, 1885 


B. B. Cotton, 1892 1902 
H.T. Crumpton, 1903 

C. T. Culpepper, 1898 1909 
R.A.J. Cumbie,1887 1889 

==D== 

E. F. Daniel, 1941 1942 
J.V. Daugherty, 1943 
JW.T. Davis, 1874 
John A. Davis, 1883 
W.T. Davis, 1892-1899 
T.D. Dawkins, 1910 

John William Dean, 1901 1920 
A.W. Dison, 1902 

A. S. Dix, 1900 
J.L. Doss, 1943 

M.M. Driver, 1869 1887 
J.C. Dunlap, 1908 
J.A. Dunn, 1891-1923 

D. S. Duffee, 1874 
==E== 

R.C. Eason, 1945. 

J.H. East, 1932 1938 
Harlan East, 1932 
W.T. Edwards, 1934 
D.B. Elliot, 1841-1859 
==F== 

T.B. Fargason, 1859- 1882 
William I. Feazell, 1892-1893 
ZackFeazell 1838-1859 
T.M. Ferrell, 1867 
Otis Fincher, 1922 

F. J. Fleming, 1922 1928 

B. S. Franklin, 1936 
J.E. Franks, 1932 

==G== 

G. C. Garrett, 1926 
John Garrett, 1878-1926 
M.B. Garrett, 1898 

M. Garrett, 1858 1859 
W.M. Garrett, 1860 1925 



O.P. Gilbert, 1895 
J.D. Gordon, 1859- 1866 

B. Goss, 1863 

T.B. Graved, 1901 1902 
W.H. Griffin, 1909 1919 

A.W. Gregg, 1913 
J.L. Gregory, 1893 1894 
A.W. Gregory, 1912. 

A.J. Gross, 1910. 

W.H. Griffen, 1908 1918 

T. P. Guinn, 1858 

E. B. Gunn, 1874 
=H== 

G. L. Hamlin, 1871 

J.W. Hammer, 1893 1908 

H. L. Harlan, 1858 1877 
W.L. Harlan, 1858 

C. R. Harrington, 1939-1946 
Wiley .N. Haynes, 1924 1937 
J.W. Haynes, 1905 1925 

G. L. Hamlin, 1878 
Brother Hawthorn, 1841-1859 
C.C. Heard, 1899 1902 

S.F. Henderson, 1841-1859 
W.M. Hent, 1875. 

S. Henderson, 1879 

Samuel Henderson, 1839-1843 
W.C. Henson, 1922 

H. J. Hickey 1858-1869 

U. L. Higgins, 1945 
H.M. Horsley, 1874- 1878 

G. W. Holbridge, 1889 

T. H. Howe, 1926 

M. Hudgens, 1859- 1876 
T.I. Hurst, 1925 1931 
A. A. Hutto, 1916 
=I== 

F. J. Ingram, 1903 1940 

H. Ingram, 1897 
J. Ingram, 1913 

John H. Ingram Sr., 1926 
J.L. Ingram, 1904 1943 
S.J. Ingram, 1897 1939 
W.R. Ingram, 1920 1946 


C.N. James, 1913 
A.C. Johnson, 1902 1909 

C. S. Johnson, 1889 1890 
J.A. Johnson, 1909 

J.D. Johnson, 1904 

A. C. Johnston, 1897 1910 
M.A. Johnston, 1890 1914 
William H. Johnston, 1887 1898 

G. W. Joiner 1859-1869 
J.L. Joiner, 1898 

J..L. Jordon, 1904 1920 
J.D. Jordan, 1859-1882 
J.W. Jones, 1897 1923 
Paul Jones, 1929 1938 
W.B. Jones, 1908 

L. B. Jones, 1935 

H. M. Jones, 1905-1906 
T.J. Preston, 1919 

=K== 

D. E. Kimbrough, 1911 

H. Clay Knight 1870-1897 
J.W. Knowles, 1874 1890 

Frank L. Lamberth, 1915 1928 
Thomas Landers, 1916 

E. E. Laney, 1910 1940 

B. R. Layton, 1923 1926 
W.J. Layton, 1915 

P.T. Layton, 1928 
J.W. Lester, 1933 
R.H. Lynch, 1944 
W.A. Lusk, 1909 
==M== 

Clifton Malone, 1940 

C. B. Martin, 1931 1934 
B.W. Mathews, 1906 1942 

M. E. Matthews, 1911-1916 
W.M. McCain, 1841-1859 
H.R. McCoy, 1914 1929 
J.A. McWhorter, 1932 1945 
J.J. McCord, 1893 

H.R. McCord, 1929 
Carl N. Mckee, 1934 1937 
J.F. McLeod, 1882 1884 



R.T. McLeod, 1931 
J.J. McLeod, 1894 
Preston Moncus, 1939 
James Moncus, 1894 1899 
J.M. Moncus, 1913 
R.B. Moncus, 1928 
J.M. Monchus, 1900 
B.R. Monchus, 1926 

D. S. Moon, 1859-1877 
JohnN. Moore, 1878 1907 

A. J. Moore, 1891 1894 

H. R. Moore, 1898 

E. M. Moore, 1883 1896 
O.R. Montgomery, 1943 1944 
J.F. Morgan, 1896 1898. 

J.C. Motley, 1874-1910 
E.H. Mullis, 1937 1940 
=N== 

I. A.J. Nelson, 1874 1890 
L.W. Nelson, 1906 1915 
T.M. Nelson, 1907 
Jacob Nelson, 1859- 1867 
O.C. Nichols, 1946 
G.L. Nunn, 1939 

= 0 = 

R. E. Owens, 1908 1928 

J. H. Oakley, 1918 
J.D. O’Keef, 1928 

=P== 

D.E. Pace, 1845-1852 
O.D. Parker, 1924-1944 

B. F. Pierce, 1913 1917 

S. D. Phipps, 1921 1923 
J.D. Pickens, 1943-1946 
J.D. Pickens, 1916 1917 
N.L. Pressley, 1946. 

Andrew J. Preston, 1887 1900 
W.H. Preston, 1893 1926 

T. J. Preston, 1905 1918 
L.A. Profit, 1928 

J.L. Pursell, 1900 

=Q= 

J.D. Quarles, 1881 


==R== 

A. Rains, 1859- 1867 

I. D. Rainwater, 1884 

J. R. Ramsey, 1874-1885 
John Ramsey, 1878 
J.F. Ray, 1939 1942 
W.J. Ray, 1914 

H.L. Ray, 1929 1932 
Secelar ClaxtonRay, 1924 1968 
R.O. Reynolds, 1938 
J.B. Rice, 1914 1920 
W. Richard, 1858 
D.L. Riley, 1915 1916 
Jesse G. Roberson, 1870 1890 
A.B. Robertson, 1917 1931 
J.C. Roberson, 1893 
Lee Robertson, 1889 1891 
W.D. Rogers, 1910 1916 
J.P. Rowe, 1859-1871 
W.R. Rotton, 1896 
==S== 

W.M. Scarborough, 1859- 1889 
W.A. Scott, 1888 1890 
C.P. Sisson, 1858 

G. H. Shadix, 1926 
J.J. Shadix, 1859 1880 
J.A. Shadix, Sr., 1869 1902 
John P. Shaffer, 1865 
J.M. Solley, 1893 

C.P. Sisson, 1858 1869 
J.P. Shaffer, 1906 1907 
J.J. Smiley, 1920 

H. G. Smith, 1858-1869 
R.L. Smith, 1928 
James Allen Smith, 1911 
W.L. Sprayberry, 1930 1946 
J.R. Stodghill, 1 897 1903 
T.D. Stovall, 1929 1946 



=T== 

W.E. Talliaferro, 1840-1859 

H. T. Tapley, 1925 1944 
Soloman Tate, 1841-1859 
William Teague, 1870 1877 
Z.T. Thomas, 1878 
A.K.T. Tribble, 1881 

=U= 

W.J.D. Upshaw, 1894 1902 

=W= 

L.W.H. Walker, 1880 1886 
P.C. Walker, 1920 
J.W. Walker, 1905 1911 
C. Walls, 1869. 

I. S. Weaver, 1863 1876 
C.I. Wesley, 1891-1925 

W. Eldridge Wellborn, 1945 1946 

J. W. Wellborn, 1920 1940 
L.S. Weaver, 1873 

J.D. Willingham, 1932 
W.R. Whatley, 1893 1906 
J.C. White, 1916 
J.E. White, 1917 
C.J. Whitley, 1942 1945 
W.C. Wills, 1863 1864 
E.J. Wilson, 1874-1878 
Wyatt W. Wilson, 1906-1907 
H.M. Winslet, 1914 
E.J. Wilson, 1879 
H.B. Woodward, 1911 1925 
John Wood, 1843-1844 
J.W. Wood, 1859-1867 
John Wood, 1858-1868. 

Harvey Wood, 1859-1869 
R.S. Wood, 1920 
W.M. Worthy, 1875-1922 
J.M. Worthy, 1919 
Wiley Woodall 1859-1867 
=Y== 

H.B. Yates, 1943 1944 
A.C. Yeargen, 1913 



References: 


Similar spellings may be typos from 1946. 

Originally compiled by Reverend Secelar Claxton Ray in 1943-1946. Secretary, Carey Baptist 
Association of Churches. Later published in Some Thoughts on the Bible as the Word of God 
by Reverend S. C. Ray, Temple Press, MO, (no ISBN) 1976, 1000 copies. 

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